Blessed Jean Laurens

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Norbertine canon of the Averbode monastery near Diest, Brabant (in modern Belgium). Ordained in 1574. Sub-prior of his house and master of novices, he was known for instilling a zeal for the faith in his charges by his pious personal example. Vicar of Hechtel, Limburg, Belgium in 1586 when he was imprisoned by Protestants at war with the Church.

Born

  • 1548 in Miskom, Kortenaken, Vlaams, Brabant, Flanders (in modern Belgium)

Died

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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Jean Laurens“. CatholicSaints.Info. 7 December 2015. Web. 3 December 2016. <>